CLEAPSS - An Introduction to Preparing Solutions & Apparatus safely for Technicians

This all-day practical course is designed as a first introduction for new and/or inexperienced science technicians

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When

May 09, 2019
from 09:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Where

Education CPD+, University of Leicester

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The aims of the course are to:

  • Introduce the basic skills needed to work safely and effectively in the prep room;
  • Provide an introduction to Health and Safety requirements including clarifying the need for control measure to manage risks;
  • Develop confidence in how to recognise risk and how to respond quickly if problems arise; and
  • Introduce technicians to CLEAPSS resources and support.

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Topics covered include:

  • Recipe Sheets - what, why and how;
  • Getting the right chemical - reading the label and knowing when to ask for help;
  • Making solutions - choosing the right equipment. basic techniques and simple adaptions to recipes;
  • Supporting class activities - identifying equipment, setting out, delivering, retrieving and clearing up;
  • Setting up equipment for a demonstration; and
  • Simple Glasswork

  • Each technician should bring to the course as many of the following as possible:
    Eye protection
    Protective gloves
    Lab coat
    Set of cork borers
    Glass cutter

To book onto this Session: call 0116 252 3771 or email educationcpd@le.ac.uk or use our Online booking Form


Audience: Science Technicians
Date: Thursday 9th May 2019 
Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Cost: £130 for CLEAPSS members (£260 for non members)
Tutor: Joanna Sacks

All times and details of a session are given as a guide only. Education CPD+ reserves the right to amend these details where circumstances dictate.

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Tel: 0116 252 3771
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educationcpd@le.ac.uk

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